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Jason Knight replaces Chan Sung Jung, meets Ricardo Lamas at UFC 214

UFC 211 photos Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

One intriguing UFC 214 featherweight matchup has been swapped for another.

Last week came the disappointing news that a knee injury had forced Chan Sung Jung out of his highly anticipated fight with Ricardo Lamas on July 29 at Anaheim’s Honda Center.

But Lamas now has a new foe: Jason Knight, the Mississippi hotshot working his way through the division. MMA Fighting confirmed the news after an initial report made by the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday.

The 24-year-old Knight (17-2) has won four straight fights since dropping his UFC debut in 2015. Knight most recently scored a second-round technical knockout over Chas Kelly at UFC 211 for his 13th career stoppage win.

Lamas (17-5), a former featherweight title challenger, has won two out of his past three fights. In his most recent bout, Lamas scored a second-round submission over Charles Oliveira at UFC Fight Night 98.

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